Show the emotions. Show the setting. Show the complexities of your mind. Show this. Show that.
Oh, before I forget, tell that ride through the countryside. Tell that little backstory through dialogue. Tell the oral history.
When does one use tell? Should I always show? At what point is it too much show and not enough tell?
Show. Show. Show. Tell. Tell. Tell. It can seriously do your head in.
Understanding the difference between the two is one thing. Striking a balance between them to keep your reader engaged is another. For the moment, let’s focus on the first issue.Read More